Cases: Human Rights Law

Fuentes Bobo v Spain [2000] (39293/98) ECHR;

  Fuentes Bobo v Spain [2000] concerned a violation of Article 10 of the ECHR on account of disproportionate sanction applied against the applicant by his employer.   The case summary contains 332 words. Keywords: Media Law – Human rights – Producer – Offensive remarks – Dismissal – Article 10 – ECHR – Freedom of…

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Cream Holdings Ltd v Banerjee [2004] UKHL 44

  Cream Holdings Ltd v Banerjee [2004] concerned an interim injunction granted by the courts preventing the publication of confidential information prior to trial.   The case summary contains 426 words. Keywords: Media Law – Human Rights – Interim injunction – Publication of confidential information – Freedom of expression – Threshold – House of Lords…

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Handyside v UK [1976] 12 WLUK 53 ECHR

  Handyside v UK [1976] is a landmark case concerning freedom of expression.   Keywords: Media Law – Human rights – Book – Obscenity – Article 10 – Freedom of expression – European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) – Convention – No violation Facts: In Handyside v UK [1976], the applicant book publisher, Mr Handyside, published…

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The Sunday Times v UK (No. 2) (13166/87) ECHR

  The Sunday Times v UK (No. 2) concerned a violation of Article 10 of the ECHR on account of injunctions against the publication of a book written by a wormer spy.   The case summary contains 326 words. Keywords: Media Law – Human rights – Book – Publication – Injunctions – Article 10 –…

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Lingens v Austria [1986], (9815/82) ECHR

  Lingens v Austria [1986] concerned a violation of Article 10 of the ECHR on account of the conviction of a journalist on charges of defamation.   The case summary contains 390 words. Keywords: Media Law – Human rights – Conviction of journalist – Defamation – Austrian Chancellor – Article 10 – ECHR – Freedom…

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